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Gifts of virtue, Alice Walker, and womanist ethics

Author: Melanie L Harris
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Series: Black religion, womanist thought, social justice.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Melanie L. Harris dives into the spirituality and life work of Alice Walker, literary genius and poet. Through the lens of Womanist ethics, Harris takes an inside look into the virtues and values that can be lifted from a study of Walker's non-fiction work. This work enlivens the debate in African and African American religious thought about the fluidity of spirituality and widens the conversation to encourage  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Alice Walker; Alice Walker; Alice Walker; Alice Walker; Alice Walker; Alice Walker; Alice Walker; Alice Walker
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melanie L Harris
ISBN: 9780230615113 0230615112
OCLC Number: 369140802
Description: xii, 178 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
"A Womanist Story": Alice Walker's Moral Biography --
A Path Set before Us: Womanist Virtue Method --
Method --
Doing the Work: Building a Womanist Virtue Ethic --
Stay on the Path, Walk the Journey: Values to Hold On --
Take Back Your Life: Virtues to Live By --
Third-Wave Womanism: Expanding Womanist Discourse, Making Room for Our Children --
Epilogue: The Gifts of Alice Walker --
Notes --
Index --
Alice Walker: Work Cited.
Series Title: Black religion, womanist thought, social justice.
Responsibility: Melanie L. Harris.

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This book examines the non-fiction work of literary artist Alice Walker in order to glean values and ethical imperatives for womanist theological and ethical reflection.  Read more...

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